Tue., February 15, 2011 1:07pm (EST)

Murphy Harpst Childrens Center
By Susanna Capelouto
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Updated: 3 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
Murphy Harpst is one of a handful of residential treatment centers that contract with the state.  (Image courtesy of MurphyHarpst.org)
Murphy Harpst is one of a handful of residential treatment centers that contract with the state. (Image courtesy of MurphyHarpst.org)
Georgia has nearly 7 thousand children in foster care. Many are in temporary state custody or family settings as they await adoption or a safe return to their homes.

The most vulnerable of these foster children are those who suffered severe abuse. Susanna Capelouto visited a facility that’s trying to give them the best treatment available in light of budget cuts.